Definition of Phalaris aquatica

1. Noun. Perennial grass of Australia and South Africa; introduced in North America as forage grass.

Exact synonyms: Harding Grass, Hardinggrass, Phalaris Tuberosa, Toowomba Canary Grass
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Phalaris, Phalaris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalaris Aquatica

Phalacrocorax carbo
Phalaenopsis
Phalaenopsis amabilis
Phalaenoptilus
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
Phalange
Phalangeridae
Phalangida
Phalangiidae
Phalangist
Phalangists
Phalangium
Phalangium opilio
Phalanx
Phalaris
Phalaris aquatica
Phalaris arundinacea
Phalaris canariensis
Phalaris tuberosa
Phalaropidae
Phalaropus
Phalaropus fulicarius
Phalguna
Phallaceae
Phallales
Phallus impudicus
Phallus ravenelii
Phalura
Phanariot
Phanerogamae

Literary usage of Phalaris aquatica

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1. Select Extra-tropical Plants, Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"phalaris aquatica, Linné. Southern Europe and Northern Africa. Important as a perenni»! fodder-grass, fit for wet ground. Phalaris arundinacea, Linné. ..."

2. Hortus Kewensis: Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1789)
"phalaris aquatica. Sp. pl. 79. Water Canary-grafs. Nat. of Egypt. Introd. 1778, by Monf. Thouin. Fl . June and July. HO 3. ..."

3. The Journal of Botany: Being a Second Series of the Botanical Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1840)
"... possession of the lands first broken up for wheat; the elegant Briza minor and the phalaris aquatica are two of the commonest grasses on the farm; ..."

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